Why does the narrator peel off the wallpaper in order to free the woman in "The Yellow Wallpaper"?

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The narrator notices that the front pattern of the wallpaper forms bars which the trapped woman attempts to climb through but fails each time. The woman’s attempts heighten at night and she even shakes the bars to free herself but each time she is unsuccessful. The narrator, who believes she is the same woman trapped behind the wallpaper, wants to free herself. She empathizes with the woman’s situation and imagines her humiliation for having to creep during daytime. She also thinks that nobody can escape past the bars alive as anyone who does gets strangled and so the only way she...

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